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Britannia: Part I: The Wall

Britannia: Part I: The Wall (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Denham, Richard
By Trow, M. J.

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The story opens in 367 AD. Four soldiers - Justinus, Paternus, Leocadius and Vitalis - are out hunting for food supplies at an outpost of Hadrian's Wall, when the Wall comes under attack. The four find their fort destroyed, their comrades killed, and Paternus is unable to fi...nd his wife and son. As they run south to Eboracum, they realize that this is no ordinary border raid. Ranged against the Romans at the edge of the world are four different peoples, and they have banded together under a mysterious leader who wears a silver mask and uses the name Valentinus - man of Valentia, the turbulent area north of the Wall. Faced with questions they are hard-pressed to answer, Leocadius blurts out a story that makes the men Heroes of the Wall. Their lives change not only when Valentinus begins his lethal sweep across Britannia but as soon as Leo's lie is out in the world, growing and changing as it goes. WILL THE WALL BE REBUILT AND THE POWER OF ROME RE-ESTABLISHED? AND WILL OUR FOUR HEROES REACH THE END OF THEIR JOURNEY? 367 AD is one of the critical dates in British history, but the year means little to most people now, and it is only rarely mentioned in historical books. Britannia: Part I - The Wall introduces the reader to this tumultuous age, as we share the adventure, confusion and bewilderment of our heroes - four common soldiers stationed at Hadrian's Wall. We find them caught up in the madness of a chain of events which will eventually lead to the fall of Roman Britain, and the descent into the Dark Ages.
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ISBN 9781909869943
Released NZ 28 Mar 2014
Publisher Thistle Publishing
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Series Britannia (part: 1)
Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9781909869943
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Thistle Publishing
Imprint Thistle Publishing
Released 28 Mar 2014
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Denham, Richard
By Trow, M. J.
Series Britannia (part: 1)
Category Fiction
Historical Fiction
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 17mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 431g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Historical & Mythological Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade